LibriVox recording of The Watchers by A. E. W. Mason. Read in English by Christine Dufour A dark tale of adventure, piracy, murder, and revenge set on a rugged Cornish island in the mid-1700s. Told with the literary excellence to be expected from the author of The Four Feathers, the tale begins with a dangerous youth who sat in the stocks, and a girl named Helen, and a gang of men watching a granite house at the edge of the sea. NOTE: Contains some language that would be considered offensive... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mystery, piracy
LibriVox recording of Stolen Souls by William le Queux. Read in English by Alan Winterrowd; Anna Simon; Annapurna; bala; Christine Dufour; Etel Buss; John O; Lee Smalley; Lynne Thompson; Mary in Arkansas; ToddHW This is a collection of 14 of William le Queux' best mystery stories. (Summary by Carolin) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks
30 Minutes in Hollywood Show George Jessel Show with Tommy Tucker & His Orchestra From AFRS recordings. Many vaudeville performers in the show. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: George Jessel, OTR, Tommy Tucker, Vaudeville
If you enjoy this collection please consider helping our other 1920's and 1930's artists projects. You can find a list of projects that are incomplete at: Incomplete Discographies of 1920's 1930's Artists For a list of our already complete collections of 1920's and 1930's artists see: Complete Discographies of 1920's 1930's Artists The Troubadours Collection 1925-1931 (Directed by Nat Shilkret) This collection contains the following: Victor Recordings: 19529 SERENADE/DEEP IN MY HEART DEAR... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Troubadours, Nat Shilkret, 78rpm, PJA-Incomplete
Old Time Radio Programs. Presenting the Adventures of Jungle Jim, True Friend to all good men, relentless enemy of all bad ones no matter what their race or creed may be. Episodes 301 - 354 08-02-1941 thru 08-07-1942 Later episodes can be found here. http://www.archive.org/details/JungleJim05 ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Jungle Jim
LibriVox recording of Hagar's Daughter. A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice by Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Hagar's Daughter was first published serially in "The Colored American Magazine" in 1901-1902 by Pauline E. Hopkins, a prominent African-American novelist, journalist, historian, and playwright. The book was described as "a powerful narrative of love and intrigue, founded on events which happened in the exciting times immediately following the... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, slavery, abolition, racism, emancipation
Early jazz by the Virginians, "Choo Choo Blues" was recorded on October 24, 1922. From the original 78rpm disk. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: jazz, early jazz, 1920s, 78rpm Source: Original 78rpm disk digitized by old78collector
LibriVox recording of Her Dark Inheritance by Mrs. E. Burke Collins. Read in English by Sharon KilmerA story of obsessive love and desperation that hid many secrets. This cliffhanger will keep you guessing until the very end. Summary by Sharon Kilmer For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance
LibriVox recording of The Secret of the Silver Car by Wyndham Martyn. Read in English by Anna Simon Before he went to join the Armed Forces in World War I France, Anthony Trent had a successfull secret 'career' as a master criminal in the USA, never caught by the police (see 'Anthony Trent, Master Criminal'). The war has just ended - but now Anthony Trent seriously fears exposure. While in the trenches, an explosion buried him alive, along with an English soldier. Thinking they would never get... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, espionage, World War I, blackmail
LibriVox recording of 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair. Read by Lee Smalley "100%:The Story of a Patriot" dramatically recounts the adventures of a poor uneducated young man who lives by his wits and guile, as he becomes politicized during his involvement in the sometimes violent struggle between American “patriots” and “Reds”. The author wrote in the Appendix,which is not included in this recording: "Everything that has social significance is truth....... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, industrial spying, sabotage, industrial espionage
LibriVox recording of Southern Horrors: Lynch Law In All Its Phases, by Ida B. Wells (1862 - 1931). Read by James K. White and Laura Victoria. Thoroughly appalled and sickened by the rising numbers of white-on-black murders in the South since the beginning of Reconstruction, and by the unwillingness of local, state and federal governments to prosecute those who were responsible, Ida Bell Wells-Barnett wrote Southern Horrors, a pamphlet in which she exposed the horrible reality of lynchings to... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, lynching, history, pamphlet Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
MOVIE PREVIEWS MP3s in this OTRR Non-Certified Release: 20th Century Fox Is On The Air 36-xx-xx One in a Million 20th Century Fox Is On The Air 36-xx-xx Pigskin Parade 20th Century Fox Is On The Air 38-xx-xx Alexander's Ragtime Band 20th Century Fox Is On The Air 41-xx-xx Great American Broadcast 20th Century Fox Is On The Air 41-xx-xx That Night In Rio 20th Century Fox Is On The Air 42-xx-xx Song of the Islands 20th Century Fox Is On The Air 42-xx-xx Springtime in the Rockies 20th Century Fox... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, OTRR Non Certified, Movie...
LibriVox recording of A Hero of Our Time (Version 2) by Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov. (Translated by Marr Murray; J. H. Wisdom.) Read in English by ExpatriateOne of the iconic characters of all Russian literature, Grigori Aleksandrovich Pechorin is the ultimate “superfluous man.” An aristocratic rake who loves the game of manipulating the lives of those around him, he callously kidnaps a Chechen teenager to be his bride, wagers the life of an inveterate gambler in a kind of philosophical... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Russian Literature, antihero literature
A 1954-55 Radio series starring Larry Haines as Private Detective Mike Trent who makes his living exposing frauds, with a particular emphasis on gambling frauds. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Easy Money, Old Time Radio, Detective
LibriVox recording of Senator North by Gertrude Atherton. Read in English by Lynne Thompson; Richard Kilmer; Kimberly Krause. "When, Mr. President, a man, however eminent in other pursuits and whatever claims he may have to public confidence, becomes a member of this body, he has much to learn and much to endure. Little does he know of what he will have to encounter. He may be well read in public affairs, but he is unaware of the difficulties which must attend and embarrass every effort... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks
Compliments of Alton in Georgia New York Jan 22 1931 151238 - Sugar Blues - Columbia 2389-D 151239 - Readin' Ritin' and Rhythm - Col 2389-D New York April 10 1931 151503 - Black and Tan Fantasy - Col 2466-D 151504 - It Looks Like Love - Col 2466-D 151505 - A Lonely Gondolier 151506 - The Nightmare - Col 2466-D, CB-679 New York, Sept 2, 1931 151763 - Old-Fashioned Love - Col 2597-D Clyde McCoy and His Drake Hotel Orch (personnel as above) - Chicago Jul 26, 1933 152443 - Smoke Rings - Col 2794-D... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Big Band, Orchestra
LibriVox recording of The Marrow of Tradition, by Charles Waddell Chesnutt. Read by James K. White. In The Marrow of Tradition, Charles W. Chesnutt--using the 1898 Wilmington, North Carolina massacre as a backdrop--probes and exposes the raw nerves and internal machinery of racism in the post-Reconstruction-era South; explores how miscegenation, caste, gender and the idea of white supremacy informed Jim Crow laws; and unflinchingly revisits the most brutal of terror tactics, mob lynchings.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, fiction, historical fiction, segregation, racism, post-Civil War South,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
031435 Dennis King, Victor Moore, Tom Howard & George Shelton, Monroe Silvers, Corina Meurer, The Stewart Sisters, The Coneticut Yankees 032135 Tom Howard & George Shelton, Earl Hines, Cathrine Perry, Noah, Goode Sisters, Jimmy Campa 032835 Noah Berry, Tom Howard & George Shelton, Henrietta Shuman, The Tick Tock Girls, Peggy Conklin , Rodger Pryor. 040435 Claud Raines, Duncan Sisters, Ella Logan, "The Wonder Bird", Tom Howard & George Shelton As always, where are the... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Rudy Vallee, Dennis King, Victor Moore, Tom Howard, George Shelton, Earl Hines, Roger Pryor, Claude...
LibriVox recording of Hand and Ring, by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Richard Kilmer. Widow Clemmens is struck down in her parlor while the town's legal professionals chat outside the courthouse down the street. An investigation is made and two equally plausible suspects are quickly unearthed. But is either guilty? And what role does the mysterious Miss Imogene Dare play in this drama? A classic Green mystery notable particularly for the extended courtroom scenes in the second half of the book.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fiction, mystery Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
SHELL CHATEAU Shell Chateau was a musical variety series that began on June 29, 1935, with Al Jolson serving as its host. Some sources even mention that the program was developed around Jolson and his talents. However, Jolson left the series briefly in the fall of 1935 due to a movie commitment. Wallace Beery, one of the country’s most popular film stars of the period took over the host position following a one week stint by radio newsman, Walter Winchell. Jolson returned in January of... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Shell Chateau, OTRR -...
LibriVox recording of Souls for Sale by Rupert Hughes. Read in English by Deanna Bovee Perhaps the most commercially successful Hollywood novel of the 1920s, Rupert Hughes' Souls for Sale is a direct response to contemporaneous charges of the film industry's moral laxities and predilections toward vice. Remember "Mem" Steddon, the pious and steadfast daughter of a religious firebrand who preaches about the sins of Hollywood, is forced to migrate to the west coast after discovering... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, movies, Hollywood
LibriVox recording of The Film of Fear by Arnold Fredericks. Ruth Morton is a world-renowned film actress who seems to have it all: youth, beauty, wealth, and a viable career. But she soon becomes the target of a malicious stalker who begins sending her a series of cryptic threats. Dismissed at first, the stalker soon emerges as a legitimate -- and mysterious -- threat. She soon must call for the services of Richard and Grace Duvall, a husband and wife detective team who soon find themselves... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audio, novel, mystery, movies Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Talleyrand Maxim by J. S. Fletcher. Read in English by Kevin Green John Mallathorpe, a wealthy Yorkshire industrialist and land owner dies in an accident, apparently without making a will. His estate goes to his wife and two children and they live the good life for a number of years. However, an old bookseller, whilst clearing some old books passed on from the Mallathorpe estate, finds a copy of Mallathorpe's will inside one of the books, and unfortunately for the... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Detective, yorkshire
LibriVox recording of The Mystery of the Downs by Arthur J. Rees; John R. Watson. Read in English by Tony Oliva "The storm had descended swiftly, sweeping in suddenly from the sea, driving across the downs to the hills at high speed, blotting out the faint rays of a crescent moon and hiding the country-side beneath a pall of blackness, which was forked at intervals by flashes of lightning." - Book's opening sentence For further information, including links to online text, reader... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Detective, Crime, murder, action
LibriVox recording of The Ghost: A Modern Fantasy by Arnold Bennett. Read in English by Simon Evers The novel opens with Carl Foster, a recently qualified doctor, coming to London to try and make his fortune. He meets a famous tenor, Signor Alresca, who suffers a dreadful injury backstage and Foster tends to him. He thus meets the lead soprano, Rosetta Rosa, and falls hopelessly in love with her.Alresca takes Foster under his wing and they travel to Alresca's home in Bruges. It is clear to... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, atmospheric ghost story
LibriVox recording of Murder Madness, by Murray Leinster. Read by Richard Kilmer. Murder Madness! Seven Secret Service men had completely disappeared. Another had been found a screaming, homicidal maniac, whose fingers writhed like snakes. So Bell, of the secret "Trade," plunges into South America after The Master--the mighty, unknown octopus of power whose diabolical poison threatens a continent! (Summary by Murray Leinster) For further information, including links to online text,... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, adventure, fiction, science fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Old Time Radio Programs. Presenting the Adventures of Jungle Jim, True Friend to all good men, relentless enemy of all bad ones no matter what their race or creed may be. Episodes 101 - 200 10-02-1937 thru 08-26-39 ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Jungle Jim
Colonel Stoopnagel and Bud Off the couch with a grouch.wav Please post information about this show. And help find the Bob and Ray WOR show tapes that have been mislaid! ( 2 reviews ) Topics: OTR, BNRToast, Colonel Stoopnagel and Bud
PHILO VANCE Philo Vance was the detective creation of S. S. Van Dine first published in the mid 1920s. Vance, in the original books, is an intellectual so highly refined he seems he might be ghostwritten by P. G. Wodehouse. Take this quote from The Benson Murder Case, 1924, as Vance pontificates in his inimitable way: "That's your fundamental error, don't y' know. Every crime is witnessed by outsiders, just as is every work of art. The fact that no one sees the criminal, or the artist,... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, Philo Vance, Detective, OTRR...
If you enjoy this collection please consider helping our other 1920's and 1930's artists projects. You can find a list of projects that are incomplete at: Incomplete Discographies of 1920's 1930's Artists For a list of our already complete collections of 1920's and 1930's artists see: Complete Discographies of 1920's 1930's Artists Kate Smith Vocal Recordings Collection 1926-1934 N.B. Recordings which were not issued on the regular Columbia label were issued on numerous budget labels. This... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Kate Smith, 78rpm, PJA-Incomplete
LibriVox recording of The Trial of Callista Blake, by Edgar Pangborn. Read by Roger Melin. In 1959, in the state of New Essex, a witch was on trial. Or so she seemed to many of the jurors who would ultimately decide her fate, and to the people who thronged the crowded courtroom, many of them friends of the murdered woman. On trial for poisoning her former lover's wife, she would--if found guilty--be executed. Callista Blake is nineteen years old at the time of her trial. She has a very slight... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fiction, mystery Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Mademoiselle Ixe by Mary Elizabeth Hawker. Read in English by David Wales This is a story by the English writer Mary Elizabeth Hawker (1848-1908) entitled Mademoiselle Ixe, by[pseudonym] Lanoe Falconer. The manuscript had been previously rejected by many publishers. The heroine is a governess in an English country house. The mystery is cleverly handled, and the artistic treatment showed a delicacy and refinement which were uncommon in English writers of short stories. The... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, england, nineteenth century, literary fiction, russian emigres, country house
LibriVox recording of The Story of Cole Younger, by Himself. Read by William A. Crenshaw. Autobiography of Cole Younger, American Civil War veteran and member of the Jesse James gang. Cole Younger was a member of Quantrill's Raiders during the Civil War and along with his brother, Jim Younger and the James brothers, robbed banks and trains during the 1870's. (Summary by William A Crenshaw) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, memoirs, autobiography, Old west Bank Robbers, American Civil War, American... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Old Time Radio Programs. Presenting the Adventures of Jungle Jim, True Friend to all good men, relentless enemy of all bad ones no matter what their race or creed may be. Episodes 1-100. 11-02-1935 thru 09-25-1937 ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Jungle Jim
Old Time Radio Programs. Presenting the Adventures of Jungle Jim, True Friend to all good men, relentless enemy of all bad ones no matter what their race or creed may be. Episodes 201 - 300 09-02-1939 thru 07-26-1941 ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Jungle Jim
LibriVox recording of Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green. Read by Librivox volunteers. A universally beloved woman has been murdered. But who would have the heart to kill Agatha Webb? Would her husband do it for money matters? Or would it be the cook, who died at about the same time? Or would it be the rich and well-connected Mr. Fredrick, who ran away into the woods? This work is also for feminist fiction lovers. As the story starts right after the murder, we see how miss Page, a servant at a... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, murder, mystery, fiction
LUKE SLAUGHTER OF TOMBSTONE CBS started the year 1958 off with the introduction on January 1, 1958 of Frontier Gentleman. That series lasted 41 broadcasts. Near the end of the year, the network launched Have Gun, Will Travel on November 11, 1958, which continued for 106 programs. In between, a very short series was offered and discontinued after only 16 broadcasts, Luke Slaughter Of Tombstone. Sam Buffington starred as Luke Slaughter, a Civil War cavalryman who turned to cattle ranching in... ( 4 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, Luke Slaughter of Tombstone,...